Category: Preparation

What Can Crane Operators Do Combat Strong Winds?

Construction Crane Operators and Wind

There are dozens of tragic crane-related accidents that take place across the U.S. every year. And more often than not, strong winds play at least a small role in many of these accidents. It can be very dangerous for a crane operator to use a crane when it’s windy outside, which is why operators need… Read more »

Safety Tips to Keep in Mind When Doing Boom Lifts

Safety Tips When Doing Boom Lifts

Construction companies use boom lifts on job sites to complete a wide variety of tasks. Boom lifts can give your employees access to areas of a worksite that they wouldn’t be able to reach otherwise. Nevertheless, when using boom lifts, your employees need to be as safe as they can possibly be at all times…. Read more »

Tips for Choosing a Crane Service Company

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For your upcoming construction project, chances are that you will need a crane service to get your materials high in the sky. We have a few helpful tips so that you know that you will be choosing the right crane company in your area. Decide on Full Service or Rental The very first thing you… Read more »

What Causes Some Construction Projects to Fail?

Why do some construction projects fail while others are successful to completion? There are several reasons. Generally, construction projects need great leaders who lead the crew to get the job done on time, safely, and with excellence. If a crew doesn’t know what to do and when to do it because no one seems to… Read more »

Why Crane Safety Is Truly Most Important

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Astro Crane takes the safety if its employees, the workers on the jobsite and anyone involved in any construction project very seriously.  We don’t want anyone to see a serious injury while working.  Although there are always measures and training in place to prevent such accidents, they still always have the ability to occur.  … Read more »

Awareness and Preparation: Key Components to a Safe Crane Operating Environment

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Safety is a primary concern when it comes to working on any construction site; and most importantly when operating a crane lift, amid other workers, equipment, buildings, power lines, and natural elements, such as lakes and rivers.   Various obstacles on the construction site can make crane operation much more difficult, but with properly trained… Read more »